II.iv.16. Manuscript and typescript drafts of the lecture 'Orpheus in Ireland: On Brian Merriman's 'Midnight Court'',

[1993]

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Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Summary:Included is a draft with the title 'Beyond Confusion: The Poem and the World, On Brian Merriman's 'Cúirt an Mhean Óiche'' (marked as a fourth draft and dated 10 Sept 1993), a draft titled as 'Orpheus in Ireland' (dated 21 Oct 1993) and a newspaper cutting from the 'Irish Times' relating to Heaney's attendance at the Merriman Summer School in August 1993.
In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Subjects:
Notes:The lecture given in Heaney's capacity as Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in October 1993 and subsequently published in 'The Redress of Poetry' (1995).

Department of Manuscripts, National Library of Ireland. There are additional Seamus Heaney manuscripts held in the Department of Manuscripts (MS 41,932/1-3). This consists of manuscript and typescript drafts of the poem 'Sweeney Astray', with additional notes on early Irish poetry;

Physical description: 113 pages; 3 folders.

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II.iv.16. Manuscript and typescript drafts of the lecture 'Orpheus in Ireland: On Brian Merriman's 'Midnight Court'',

[1993]
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In Collection: Seamus Heaney Literary Papers, 1963-2010
Description:Included is a draft with the title 'Beyond Confusion: The Poem and the World, On Brian Merriman's 'Cúirt an Mhean Óiche'' (marked as a fourth draft and dated 10 Sept 1993), a draft titled as 'Orpheus in Ireland' (dated 21 Oct 1993) and a newspaper cutting from the 'Irish Times' relating to Heaney's attendance at the Merriman Summer School in August 1993.
Main Creator: Heaney, Seamus, 1939-2013
Extent:113 pages; 3 folders.
Format:Manuscript
Call Number: MS 49,493/198 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights:Subject to the provisions of the Copyright Act 2000, the papers in this collection are in copyright. It is necessary to obtain the express permission of the copyright owner before reproducing any material from this collection.